CBRE today announces the appointment of Phil Cann as UK Head of Retail. Cann is currently responsible for leading the UK Retail Capital Markets team and has worked in the Central London retail investment market specializing in investment transactions on behalf of domestic and international investors. Cann joined CBRE in 2005 through the acquisition of Dalgleish & Co.
Ciaran Bird, UK Managing Director, CBRE said: “I am delighted that Phil has agreed to take on the important role of leading the UK retail team. Phil’s experience and knowledge of the retail market will help him drive and grow our retail offer to ensure we continue to provide the best advice and service to our clients.”
Phil Cann, Executive Director, CBRE said: “I am excited to be given the opportunity to lead what is already a strong retail team and am looking forward to the future opportunities that this new role will bring especially at a time when the retail sector is going through such change.”
Malcolm Dalgleish, Chairman of EMEA and UK Retail, CBRE added: “Having worked with Phil for the past 20 years I know that he will be an excellent leader for the retail team. Under Phil’s leadership we will continue to grow and strengthen our retail capabilities. As a highly valued member of the business, his promotion will provide a smooth transition for our clients and the team. I look forward to working with Phil over the coming months as he moves into his new role.”
Cann succeeds Ciaran Bird who was promoted to UK Managing Director of CBRE in January. His new role will take effect on September 1, 2013.
Malcolm Dalgleish will continue in his role as Chairman of EMEA and UK Retail, focusing on key client relationships and the ongoing growth of CBRE’s retail business across the region.
Stewart Colderick will assume responsibility for the UK Retail Capital Markets team.